Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 244 223
Rank change year-on-year +120 -21 +19
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 3,608 674 2,124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.84% 1.36% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 1.46% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,889 521 1,675
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £44,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,500 £62,500 £57,275
Median % change year-on-year +1.60% +9.12% +4.14%
75th Percentile £84,000 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £111,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 119,742 46,190 126,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.19% 93.06% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79,117 38,578 101,498
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,077
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +93 2,820 £62,500 - 336
UK excluding London +97 1,439 £52,500 +5.00% 187
London +75 1,436 £72,500 +1.75% 162
Work from Home +119 871 £65,000 +13.54% 53
South East +89 498 £60,000 +10.60% 46
North of England +6 306 £55,000 +10.00% 42
East of England +55 263 £52,500 -16.00% 19
Midlands -53 150 £44,950 -7.36% 34
North West -28 138 £57,500 +5.50% 23
Yorkshire -7 135 £53,500 +25.88% 13
West Midlands -34 105 £42,500 -13.72% 19
Scotland -13 92 £50,000 -9.09% 13
South West -32 89 £50,000 -9.09% 28
East Midlands -64 44 £45,500 +1.11% 15
North East -2 33 £45,000 -10.25% 6
Wales -26 29 £34,597 +14.86% 3
Northern Ireland -29 13 £75,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 1,282 (35.53%) Social Skills
2 1,160 (32.15%) SQL
3 1,108 (30.71%) Degree
4 1,105 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
5 1,047 (29.02%) Analytics
6 973 (26.97%) Finance
7 793 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
8 748 (20.73%) Python
9 741 (20.54%) AWS
10 724 (20.07%) Azure
11 693 (19.21%) Project Management
12 635 (17.60%) Data Quality
13 614 (17.02%) Data Modelling
14 610 (16.91%) Problem-Solving
15 608 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
16 602 (16.69%) Microsoft
17 573 (15.88%) Data Governance
18 567 (15.72%) Power Platform
19 561 (15.55%) ETL
20 551 (15.27%) Java
21 538 (14.91%) Power BI
22 519 (14.38%) Pharmaceutical
23 516 (14.30%) Computer Science
24 506 (14.02%) Data Science
25 491 (13.61%) Data Warehouse
26 461 (12.78%) Oracle
27 403 (11.17%) DevOps
28 401 (11.11%) Software Engineering
29 396 (10.98%) Life Science
30 393 (10.89%) Big Data

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 363 (10.06%) SAS
2 196 (5.43%) Apache Spark
3 80 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 76 (2.11%) Confluence
5 67 (1.86%) Apache Airflow
6 65 (1.80%) CMS
7 49 (1.36%) Apache
8 44 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 33 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.53%) IIS
11 15 (0.42%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.28%) ArcGIS
13 9 (0.25%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.22%) Luigi
14 8 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.19%) Appian
16 5 (0.14%) GeoServer
17 4 (0.11%) Mule
17 4 (0.11%) WebLogic
18 3 (0.083%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 390 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 171 (4.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 165 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
4 38 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.30%) Adobe XD
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle Smart View
9 7 (0.19%) S-PLUS
9 7 (0.19%) SPSS
9 7 (0.19%) Stata
10 6 (0.17%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.11%) EngageOne
11 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.028%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.028%) ProjectWise
12 1 (0.028%) Weka
Business Applications
1 109 (3.02%) Oracle Clinical
2 60 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (1.44%) SAP S/4HANA
4 43 (1.19%) NetSuite
5 34 (0.94%) Shopify
6 32 (0.89%) SAP MDG
7 28 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
8 18 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
9 14 (0.39%) IBM Planning Analytics
9 14 (0.39%) SAP ERP
10 13 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
10 13 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
12 8 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.22%) Unica
13 7 (0.19%) Sentinel
14 6 (0.17%) Maximo
14 6 (0.17%) Oracle BRM
14 6 (0.17%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 741 (20.54%) AWS
2 724 (20.07%) Azure
3 567 (15.72%) Power Platform
4 239 (6.62%) Serverless
5 217 (6.01%) GCP
6 209 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
7 181 (5.02%) Amazon EC2
8 169 (4.68%) Amazon ECS
9 156 (4.32%) Azure Data Factory
10 154 (4.27%) SaaS
11 153 (4.24%) Microsoft 365
12 117 (3.24%) Snowflake
13 102 (2.83%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 91 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
15 73 (2.02%) Collibra
16 60 (1.66%) PowerApps
17 54 (1.50%) PaaS
18 46 (1.27%) Veeva
19 45 (1.25%) IaaS
20 38 (1.05%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 30 (0.83%) Internet
2 26 (0.72%) Broadband
3 23 (0.64%) Network Security
4 22 (0.61%) Unified Communications
5 19 (0.53%) Firewall
6 18 (0.50%) Cisco IPT
6 18 (0.50%) FTP
7 17 (0.47%) LAN
8 16 (0.44%) Intranet
8 16 (0.44%) WAN
9 13 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.33%) HTTP
11 11 (0.30%) VPN
12 10 (0.28%) IPsec
13 7 (0.19%) DKIM
14 5 (0.14%) SAN
15 4 (0.11%) TCP/IP
16 3 (0.083%) iSCSI
16 3 (0.083%) VoIP
16 3 (0.083%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (14.91%) Power BI
2 491 (13.61%) Data Warehouse
3 393 (10.89%) Big Data
4 379 (10.50%) SQL Server
5 316 (8.76%) Relational Database
6 280 (7.76%) Tableau
7 274 (7.59%) Data Lake
8 236 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 228 (6.32%) NoSQL
10 192 (5.32%) Metadata
11 184 (5.10%) RDBMS
12 169 (4.68%) Amazon Aurora
13 165 (4.57%) Amazon Athena
14 164 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 162 (4.49%) Hadoop
16 154 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
17 145 (4.02%) MySQL
18 137 (3.80%) MongoDB
19 112 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 92 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 157 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 131 (3.63%) JIRA
3 113 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 68 (1.88%) Gradle
5 47 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
6 46 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 46 (1.27%) IntelliJ
7 44 (1.22%) Visual Studio
8 32 (0.89%) Bitbucket Server
8 32 (0.89%) ERwin
9 25 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 21 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 18 (0.50%) kappa
12 14 (0.39%) CircleCI
13 13 (0.36%) Selenium
14 11 (0.30%) Gatling
14 11 (0.30%) LoadRunner
15 9 (0.25%) Appium
15 9 (0.25%) Maven
15 9 (0.25%) TestNG
General
1 1,282 (35.53%) Social Skills
2 973 (26.97%) Finance
3 608 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
4 519 (14.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 274 (7.59%) Banking
6 270 (7.48%) Presentation Skills
7 179 (4.96%) Legal
8 149 (4.13%) Retail
9 128 (3.55%) Marketing
10 124 (3.44%) Law
11 113 (3.13%) Influencing Skills
12 94 (2.61%) Organisational Skills
13 90 (2.49%) Telecoms
14 84 (2.33%) Public Sector
15 78 (2.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 70 (1.94%) Manufacturing
17 65 (1.80%) Billing
18 50 (1.39%) Games
19 33 (0.91%) Investment Banking
20 31 (0.86%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 485 (13.44%) Data Manager
2 482 (13.36%) Analyst
3 476 (13.19%) Developer
4 363 (10.06%) Architect
5 349 (9.67%) Data Engineer
6 261 (7.23%) Programmer
7 242 (6.71%) Data Analyst
8 241 (6.68%) Data Architect
9 226 (6.26%) Software Engineer
10 223 (6.18%) Consultant
11 162 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
12 155 (4.30%) Project Manager
13 148 (4.10%) AWS Software Engineer
14 146 (4.05%) Java Developer
15 137 (3.80%) Senior Manager
16 122 (3.38%) AWS Developer
17 109 (3.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 101 (2.80%) Python Engineer
19 99 (2.74%) Senior Programmer
20 95 (2.63%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (7.23%) Web Services
2 216 (5.99%) Kafka
3 149 (4.13%) gRPC
4 121 (3.35%) REST
5 110 (3.05%) .NET
6 102 (2.83%) Node.js
7 98 (2.72%) AngularJS
8 81 (2.25%) React
9 66 (1.83%) JSON
10 54 (1.50%) Spring
11 51 (1.41%) XML
12 42 (1.16%) HTML
13 39 (1.08%) Apache Beam
13 39 (1.08%) Spring Boot
14 37 (1.03%) CSS
15 34 (0.94%) RxJS
16 32 (0.89%) J2EE
17 30 (0.83%) MDX
17 30 (0.83%) SOAP
18 27 (0.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 396 (10.98%) Life Science
2 359 (9.95%) Management Information System
3 171 (4.74%) Hedge funds
4 148 (4.10%) Pricing Data
5 147 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 129 (3.58%) Data Structures
7 97 (2.69%) Cloud Native
8 85 (2.36%) User Experience
9 72 (2.00%) Reference Data
10 70 (1.94%) Biotechnology
10 70 (1.94%) Virtual Team
11 64 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
12 58 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
13 54 (1.50%) Derivative
14 45 (1.25%) Legacy Code
15 41 (1.14%) Algorithms
16 39 (1.08%) Social Media
17 34 (0.94%) Data Centre
18 31 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
19 29 (0.80%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 247 (6.85%) Windows
2 101 (2.80%) Linux
2 101 (2.80%) Unix
3 17 (0.47%) VMS
4 13 (0.36%) Windows 10
5 12 (0.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.17%) Android
7 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
8 4 (0.11%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.083%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.083%) CentOS
10 2 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.055%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.028%) Alpine Linux
11 1 (0.028%) Debian
11 1 (0.028%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.028%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,105 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1,047 (29.02%) Analytics
3 793 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
4 693 (19.21%) Project Management
5 614 (17.02%) Data Modelling
6 610 (16.91%) Problem-Solving
7 573 (15.88%) Data Governance
8 561 (15.55%) ETL
9 516 (14.30%) Computer Science
10 506 (14.02%) Data Science
11 403 (11.17%) DevOps
12 401 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 385 (10.67%) Mentoring
14 384 (10.64%) Data Architecture
15 382 (10.59%) Migration
16 379 (10.50%) Visualisation
17 378 (10.48%) Project Delivery
18 376 (10.42%) Clinical Data Management
19 329 (9.12%) Validation
20 312 (8.65%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,160 (32.15%) SQL
2 748 (20.73%) Python
3 551 (15.27%) Java
4 247 (6.85%) C#
5 185 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 176 (4.88%) R
7 174 (4.82%) PowerShell
8 102 (2.83%) TypeScript
9 80 (2.22%) C
10 72 (2.00%) PL/SQL
11 69 (1.91%) Scala
12 59 (1.64%) VBA
13 50 (1.39%) T-SQL
14 49 (1.36%) VB
15 48 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 44 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 41 (1.14%) Go
18 36 (1.00%) Perl
19 35 (0.97%) C++
20 24 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1,108 (30.71%) Degree
2 225 (6.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 102 (2.83%) Master's Degree
4 88 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 57 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 51 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
7 48 (1.33%) PhD
8 23 (0.64%) CISSP
9 21 (0.58%) AWS Certification
10 18 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 18 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
12 16 (0.44%) CCSP
13 14 (0.39%) HND
13 14 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
14 13 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.36%) PMP
14 13 (0.36%) SAS Certification
15 9 (0.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 635 (17.60%) Data Quality
2 290 (8.04%) QA
3 245 (6.79%) Good Clinical Practice
4 223 (6.18%) GDPR
5 146 (4.05%) CDISC
6 56 (1.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 25 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (0.58%) MiFID
8 21 (0.58%) PMO
9 20 (0.55%) EMIR
10 17 (0.47%) HIPAA
11 15 (0.42%) Accessibility
12 14 (0.39%) GxP
13 12 (0.33%) SLA
14 8 (0.22%) GRC
14 8 (0.22%) NIST
14 8 (0.22%) PCI DSS
15 7 (0.19%) COBIT
15 7 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
16 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 139 (3.85%) Docker
2 46 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.25%) KVM
5 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.083%) NFS
7 2 (0.055%) Firmware
7 2 (0.055%) HDFS
7 2 (0.055%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.055%) LXC
7 2 (0.055%) vSphere
8 1 (0.028%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 128 (3.55%) Kubernetes
2 33 (0.91%) Terraform
3 32 (0.89%) Ansible
4 16 (0.44%) Amdocs OSS
5 15 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
6 14 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
7 13 (0.36%) Puppet
8 12 (0.33%) Oozie
9 9 (0.25%) Grafana
10 6 (0.17%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.17%) Control-M
10 6 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (0.14%) Opsview
12 4 (0.11%) Istio
13 3 (0.083%) Kibana
13 3 (0.083%) RSA Archer
13 3 (0.083%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.055%) SCCM
Vendors
1 602 (16.69%) Microsoft
2 461 (12.78%) Oracle
3 187 (5.18%) SAP
4 152 (4.21%) Databricks
5 149 (4.13%) Google
6 147 (4.07%) Informatica
7 95 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 67 (1.86%) IBM
9 51 (1.41%) Facebook
10 50 (1.39%) Talend
11 48 (1.33%) Palantir
11 48 (1.33%) Sybase
12 45 (1.25%) Teradata
13 36 (1.00%) YouTube
14 35 (0.97%) StreamSets
15 32 (0.89%) Alteryx
16 28 (0.78%) Elastic Path
17 26 (0.72%) Hyperion
17 26 (0.72%) Workday
18 25 (0.69%) ServiceNow